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Category Archives: The NH State Park Experience

A Magical Time of Year for the Loon Fanatics

A Magical Time of Year for the Loon Fanatics

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“Have you heard the loons yet?” This was a question that I had been asked by so many people after moving to New Hampshire. I thought maybe it was just coincidence, or a topic of small talk familiar among the … Continue reading

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Monadnock Walks: Alternatives to Summiting

Monadnock Walks: Alternatives to Summiting

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Mount Monadnock is known for its summit: the bare schist boulders and breathtaking 360 views that reach to Boston. To get to the summit, however, can be a daunting task. A minimum four-mile trek with boulders, smoothed rock, and steep … Continue reading

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Wondrous White Lake Walk

Wondrous White Lake Walk

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They take a deep breath in. It’s controlled and elated, with each inhale they bring themselves further away from the distant memory of stress, and soothed into a nubile state of complacency. As the air leaves their lungs, consumed of … Continue reading

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Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Tucked into a quiet corner of Nottingham, is Pawtuckaway State Park. It is a great place to vacation for many reasons. The park is home to a large campground, and a beautiful day-use area with many amenities. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Beaches

A Visit to the Beaches

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When many people think of the seacoast they often think of warm sunny days. Yet in New Hampshire, the cloudy days can be just as amazing. Recently, I was lucky enough to spend a day out on the ocean. I … Continue reading

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The Mountain That Stands Alone

The Mountain That Stands Alone

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Mount Monadnock is a pristine mountain tucked into the southwest corner of New Hampshire. Many people come to hike the peak each year. Monadnock State Park offers many trails to the top for all skill levels. On this journey we … Continue reading

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Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Taylor Mill is a historical site tucked into a small corner of Derry New Hampshire. The site, which is a joint venture of New Hampshire State Parks and The Division of Forests and Lands, lies in a less traveled section … Continue reading

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Hidden History At Odiorne Point

Hidden History At Odiorne Point

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Odiorne Point State Park is a beautiful park tucked into the seacoast of New Hampshire. Many people come here to picnic or to explore the tide pools at the waters edge. There are many reasons Odiorne is a paradise by … Continue reading

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Discoveries at Bear Brook State Park

Discoveries at Bear Brook State Park

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

The sky was dreary and it was snowing when I entered Bear Brook State Park. Yet I was excited to be outside even if the weather wasn’t ideal. Bear Brook is a place where natural beauty meets human achievement. You … Continue reading

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An Evening at Hogback Pond

An Evening at Hogback Pond

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This quiet pond sits deep within Greenfield State Park and offers stunning views. Missed by many, Hogback Pond offers so much to visitors. In this article I will touch on some of the most beautiful things about this place. Views … Continue reading

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